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Pratt & Whitney, DoD Agree on Lot 9 & 10 F-35 Propulsion Engine Production

A United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) subsidiary has reached an agreement with the Defense Department to produce lots 9 and 10 of F135 engines for the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) F-35 Lightning II aircraft. Pratt & Whitney will build 167 F135 low-rate initial production propulsion engines for the three F-35 variants and provide …

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DLA Taps Apex Clean Energy for $497M Renewable Electricity Supply Contract

Apex Clean Energy Holdings has secured a potential $497.3 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to supply the U.S. Army with electricity derived from off-site wind and on-site solar energy production facilities over a nearly 30-year period. DLA Energy in Fort Belvoir, Virginia, awarded the firm-fixed-price contract through a competitive procurement process with …

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Minburn Lands $115M SOCOM Order for Microsoft Software Licenses

Minburn Technology Group has received a $115 million order to provide Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) software licenses to the U.S. Special Operations Command. The company will also deliver software assurance support to SOCOM’s headquarters procurement division under the contract, the Defense Department said Friday. Minburn will perform work in Great Falls, Virginia, …

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Weekly Roundup Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016: Air Force, NASA Give Space Partnerships w/ Industry a Lift & more

Jan. 11 – Jan. 15 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson America’s space program appears to be the place where government and industry are taking concrete steps toward increased public-private partnerships as a means to spur innovation on both sides and create opportunity …

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CH2M Hill Lands $240M NAVFAC Atlantic Environmental Restoration Support IDIQ

The U.S. Navy has awarded CH2M Hill a potential five-year, $240 million contract to provide architect-engineering services for the Naval Facilities Engineering Command‘s Atlantic area of responsibility. NAVFAC Atlantic awarded the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract through a competitive procurement process with three bids received, the Defense Department said Thursday. Work under this cost-plus-award-fee …

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Sotera Gets $89M Information Operations Task Order Under Army GISS Vehicle

The U.S. Army has awarded Sotera Defense Solutions a potential five-year, $89 million task order to provide information operations support for the Intelligence and Security Command and 1st Information Operations Command. The service branch awarded the task order through the Global Intelligence Support Services indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, Sotera said Wednesday. Sotera is one …

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Raytheon Gets $85M AF Contract for Griffin A & B Missiles

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will supply Griffin A and Griffin B Block II and III missiles and provide engineering support services to the U.S. Air Force under an $85.5 million contract. The Defense Department said Wednesday the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract is a sole-source award and includes test and support equipment for the missiles. Raytheon …

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USAF Awards EELV Rocket Engine Development OTAs to SpaceX, Orbital ATK

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) a $180.2 million ‘other transaction’ agreement and Space Exploration Technologies a $61.4 million OTA to build alternative propulsion systems for Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicles. The Defense Department said Wednesday the Space and Missile Systems Center received multiple proposals for the development of a U.S. substitute …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Satcom Industry Saw Commercial-Military Partnership, Reform Efforts in 2015

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 13, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for U.S. government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, believes an ongoing collaborative program between the company, the Defense Department and other satellite operators will help boost commercial-military space operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a blog entry posted …

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Army Awards 17 Spots on $900M Chem-Bio Defense Logistics Support IDIQ

The U.S. Army has awarded positions on a potential four-year, $900 million contract to 17 companies to provide logistics support services for the Joint Program Executive Office for Chemical and Biological Defense. The contractors will compete for individual task orders under the multiple-award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, the Defense Department said Tuesday. …

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